Happy New Year 2021. Levellers Picture Disc, Neil Young's Archives II, Fleet Foxes, Peter Tosh, John Coltrane, Manchester Punk, PJ Harvey, Chart Sale and more!

Posted by Mark Merrifield on

Wishing you all a Happy New Year.

Thanks so much for your online orders, they are keeping us busy. Unfortunately we've been unable to open our doors as planned due to the new coronavirus restrictions but we've been here before so we'll keep playing music (loud) and posting daily 'We'll Return' tunes via Instagram, Twitter & Facebook.

Lockdown gives us the chance to sort and dig out some fantastic second hand stock, so we look forward to sharing these with you over the coming weeks. 

New In Stock This Week...

Levellers Weapon Called The Word limited edition picture disc to celebrate the 30th Anniversary of this fantasic album.

Peter Tosh's 1978 album Bush Doctor has been reissued on red vinyl. Featuring some great collaborations with Mick Jagger, Keith Richards and Sly and Robbie.

We have two releases on vinyl by Squarepusher Damogen Furies LP from 2015 and Lamental EP from 2020.

We have the Love Record Stores limited clear vinyl edition of Oxford Indie Rock musician Willie J Healey's - Twin Heavy. Produced by Loren Humphries (Arctic Monkeys, Tame Impala)

John Coltrane - Giant Steps his classic first album from 1960 on black vinyl. A bargain at £12.99.

Captain Beefheart & His Magic Band - The Mirror Man Sessions is a Limited Numbered Edition of 1500 copies on Crystal clear double vinyl. This reissue has 5 additional tracks.

We have 2 new excellent new wave/post punk compilations in stock. Greater Manchester Punk 1977 - 1981 and Greater Manchester Punk Now We Are Heroes 1978 - 82 each is a limited coloured vinyl edition of just 300 copies & comes with a fanzine.

Prolific Ohio indie rock band Cloud Nothings recorded The Black Hole Understands in lockdown at the start off the Covid19 pandemic. 'The Black Hole Understands eschews the noisy thrash and improv tendencies that emerged on later albums, in favor of dreamy, poppy vocals that float over fast, jangly songs.'

We have the limited edition pink marbled vinyl version of Sjung Denna Sang an excellent compliation album by ABBA's Agnetha Faltskog first released in 1986.

The Pineapple Thief - The Soord Sessions Volume 4 is the 4th of 4 live solo sessions broadcast by Bruce Soord during lockdown. Includes 'In Exile', 'Versions of the Truth' and 'Demons'. 180gm dark green vinyl.

We have some RSD20 Black Friday late arrivals...

  • Nancy Sinatra & Lee Hazlewood - Some Velvet Morning b/w Tired Of Waiting For You 7" single
  • Kero Kero Bonito - Flamingo - rose coloured 7" single limited to 300 copies.
  • High Pulp - Mutual Attraction Vol. 1 - pyschedelic jazz/funk, super limited to 100 copies
  • Sunn O))) - Flight Of The Behemoth gold/black splatter double vinyl, ffeatures mixes by legendary Japanese noise artist Merzbow.

Here's a taster of some of the forthcoming releases to look forward to! 

Fleet Foxes release their new album Shore 5th February.Fleet Foxes Robin Pecknold  says 'It's a celebration of life in the face of death, honoring our lost musical heroes, from David Berman to John Prine to Judee Sill to Bill Withers, embracing the joy and solace they brought to our lives and honoring their memory. SHORE is an object levitating between the magnetic fields of the past and the future."

On 26th February PJ Harvey is releasing Stories From The City, Stories From The Sea. Both a re-reissue of the original album from 2000 as well as a Demos version of this fabulous album. Available to pre order now.

Neil Young's Archives Vol. II 1972 - 1976 is a 10 CD Box Set and comes out 5th March. . This box set covers the extremely productive period from 1972 through 1976. A prolific era for Neil when he released several classic albums including On The Beach, Tonight’s The Night and ZumaHomegrownjust released, is part of this history as well. The box set features a total of 131 tracks of which 62 are either unreleased songs or unreleased alternate versionsdifferent mixesrare or live tracks.

Available to pre order now.

CD CHART SALE for January 2020

Every January we slash the prices on some of the shop's recent BIG selling CDs - including:

Gary Barlow - Music Played By Humans - New CD was £11.99 NOW £5.99

Johnny Cash & The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra - New CD was £11.99 NOW £6.99

Coldplay - Everyday Life - New 2CD was £8.99 NOW £5.99

Paloma - Infinite Things - New CD was £11.99 NOW £5.99

Little Mix - Confetti - New CD was £11.99 NOW £5.99

Ministry of Sound - The Annual 2021 - New 2CD was £11.99 NOW £6.50

More new release news next week. Take care, Mark

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